Midtown East, Manhattan, New York City
Staying at a property with spectacular decorations, proximity to world-class shopping, or old-world grandeur can help make your holiday vacation magical. Check out 10 of our favorite hotels for this holiday season in cities across the U.S. First up: The New York Palace. The Palace's famous façade, originally constructed as a private mansion in 1882, twinkles among a sea of Midtown skyscrapers. Its superb holiday decorations (historically among New York City's best) combined with its proximity to Fifth Avenue shopping, ice skating and the famous tree at Rockefeller Center, and the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, make the Palace a prime holiday hotel pick.